Why I Love Scarlett O’Hara.

Ladies and gentlemen, today I present to y’all the case of the most celebrated and vilified Southern belle to ever grace the silver screen.


I will cut you.

Now, depending upon where you fall in that camp–whether you revere the young woman in question, or cringe at the sound of her name–generally determines your opinion of the film that features her. I have met many a person who cannot bring him/herself to watch Gone With the Wind in full because they so detest the character of Scarlett O’Hara. And this is, to an extent, understandable. I recognize that an alienating character can contribute to one’s perception of the work in which he/she is featured.

But don’t let that stop you from enjoying one of the most entertaining spectacles in all of moviedom. Continue reading “Why I Love Scarlett O’Hara.”


Something I Can’t Live Without…

Oh my Gods…..I can’t believe its already been a month since I wrote anything on here. I had been to Kolkata for almost half of last month. And you guess what happened there. I had left my laptop, with its lid open, on a chair (just for a moment, I swear, someone called me) and I come back to see that someone sat on it, yes legit sat on it, while it was open, and broke one of the hinges and the corner of its bottom.So for WHOLE week after we came back home, plus all the remaining time in Calc (dat’s Calcutta, not Calculus), I have had to survive without the love of my life, my preciousssss laptop.


And now, finally finally that I have my preciousssss back (It came to me. My own. My love. My own. My preciousssss)…sorry sorry enough with the Gollum references….I decided that since its sooooo long overdue I would write something up. And what better topic than “Something I can’t live without.” I’m writing from my own experience! Continue reading “Something I Can’t Live Without…”